When it comes to wearing SPF, as a dark-skinned person it can be a whole other beauty minefield. Over the years, I’ve gone from not wearing sunscreen at all (I know!), to SPF moisturisers, to […]
I’M A GLOWHUB BEAUTY AMBASSADOR! #GLOWCOLLECTIVE
Photo: Me for Glowhub Beauty. Photographer: Michèle Côté (website, Instagram) This is a little late, over three months, actually, but I wanted to share this awesome news with you guys here! Although I’ve long since […]
MALAIKA’S ‘DEAR LOVE’ COMFORTS IN THE FACE OF PANDEMIC ANXIETY
I first met Malaika Kamure at a university event I hosted during my first year. I distinctly remember being taken by her passion and the poetic way in which she expressed herself, so hearing that […]
MAKI CO.; REINVENTING VINTAGE KIMONOS FOR TODAY’S YOUTH
When I first came across Maki co. (@makico.art.jp) on Instagram, I was blown away by the creativity and homage to Japanese culture that the brand embodies. Ethical and sustainable, Maki co. is about revitalising pre-loved kimonos into versatile pieces that can be worn in more casual settings by people of all ages around the globe. Maki co.’s creator took the time to talk to us about her inspiration and philosophy of sustainability that encompasses what the brand is about.